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Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 436. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Contributor Text: SHAHINA A. GHAZANFAR & YASIN J. NASIR
General/Distribution: A genus of 12 species, distributed in temperate Europe and Asia. Represent in Pakistan by 1 species.

 

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Perennial herbs with erect stems. Flowers 5-merous, in lax dichasia. Aestivation Contorted. Calyx teeth 5; calyx veins 10. Petals with coronal scales. Stamens 10. Styles 5, opposite the calyx-teeth. Carpophore reduced. Capsule dehiscing by 10 teeth.
 
 
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